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Government of Meghalaya

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Balika Samriddhi Yojana

The scheme of Balika Samriddhi Yojana was launched on 2nd October 1997 with the objective of raising the overall status of the girl-child and bringing about a positive change in family and community attitudes. The scheme covers up two girls children born on or after 15th August 1997 in a family living below poverty line as defined by the Government of India.

BMS is given as one time grant of Rs.500/- to mother giving birth to a girl child of B.P.L. families.

Coverage of beneficiaries is 12357 girl child as till date.